Senior Data Scientist
- Location: Slough + Home Working Options
- Salary: £75K + Excellent Package + 10% Bonus
An excellent opportunity has arisen with a global brand who provide technology based marketing solutions within the financial services and retail sectors. We are looking for analytics experts who can find & relate the hidden stories data! This role will explore data using predictive analytics and visualization technologies, find the story in the trends, and implement analytical models in order to grow customer value for our clients.
This position combines technical responsibilities with creative and innovative thinking. We are looking for a talented individual who can build models and reports, drive analysis and optimization, and contribute to enhancing the data driven decision making capabilities with great energy, a collaborative approach, and innovation to the position.
This position will work closely with Product Owners, Client Delivery Experts, the Data Engineering and Customer Insights sides of our organization, along with the Clients themselves to provide optimal data driven value to our clients, products, and commercial team.
·Solve various problems and make a meaningful impact across loyalty, personalization, forecasting, fraud, and more.
·Translate complex data into meaningful insights
·Creatively use, augment, and identify exciting data sources
·Assist with creating strategy for analytics project direction
·Develop predictive machine learning models on large datasets to address various business problems by employing advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining techniques
·Conduct exploratory analysis and develop statistical models to answer key product usage and engagement questions
·Develop and implement scalable and efficient machine learning algorithms that operate in production
·Partner with Product teams to define and benchmark metrics for new feature launches and initiatives and help create a culture of measurement
Review latest research papers and trends in the field of Artificial Intelligence and update team with new technologies
·Build business value through both business-sponsored and self-directed research, modelling, and data discovery
·Partner with our clients’ Data Science teams, helping them optimize their use of the platform
·PhD or Masters in Statistics, Analytics, Math, Computer Science or other quantitative field
·Extensive experience in Data Science including data management/preparation, predictive modeling and results presentation
·Experience with time series analysis and sequential modeling
·Must have experience with developing machine learning approaches for modeling and predicting user behaviors
·Programming skills (Python, SQL, SAS, Java)
·Experience with statistical tools or packages (R, SAS, AWS Sagemaker)
·Data Lake and data streaming experience a must (AWS S3, Kafka, Glue, etc.)
·Ability to work independently and with moderate supervision
·Exceptional organizational skills and problem-solving ability
·Strong communication skills, both verbal and written